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Firefighters battle blazes across NSW Hunter region

Posted December 11, 2015 18:40:18 Photo: RFS crews are currently battling a blaze west of Teralba at Lake Macquarie. (Supplied: Rural Fire Service) Map: Wollongong 2500 Fire crews are functioning to contain bushfires across the NSW Hunter area, including a single at Lake Macquarie. The fire is burning west of Teralba on Rhondda Road behind…


Dog offered oxygen soon after firefighters pluck him from smoke-filled Melbourne unit

Updated December 07, 2015 10:37:48 A dog which took shelter beneath a bed has survived a unit fire with the support of emergency workers who positioned the pup and administered oxygen. Metropolitan Fire Brigade (MFB) crews were referred to as to the Moore Road unit in Vermont South about 6:30pm on Sunday when neighbours reported…